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IT WAS ANOTHER WET WEEK FOR MANY ILLINOIS CROPS…WITH ABOVE AVERAGE RAINFALL ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE.

 

STATE CROP STATISTICIAN MARK SCHLEUSENER SAYS THE STATUS OF THE CORN CROP IS LARGELY UNCHANGED FROM LAST WEEK.

 

 

89 PERCENT OF SOYBEANS ARE SETTING PODS…AND TWO PERCENT ARE TURNING COLOR.

 

 

AVERAGE STATEWIDE TOPSOIL MOISTURE INCREASED THIS PAST WEEK THANKS TO ALL THE RAIN…AND IS NOW RATED AT ONE PERCENT VERY SHORT…THREE PERCENT SHORT…74 PERCENT ADEQUATE…AND 22 PERCENT SURPLUS.

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